What does conservation and hunting have in common? According to this week’s guest, JJ Hinton, everything. JJ leads the Mule Deer Foundation, a Utah-based organization that advocates for the preservation of Mule Deer. An avid hunter, JJ loves the outdoors for the solitude and food it offers.
Listen to this week’s episode for an honest exchange of ideas and understanding as Amy, a non-hunter, learns from JJ’s perspective on what makes the outdoors special to him, and how we can all meet in the middle.
Mentioned in the show:
German Wirehaired Pointer
Mule Deer Foundation
Mule deer habitat constraints
Chronic wasting disease
Wildlife management and habitat
The Pittman-Robertson Act 1937
Teddy Rosevelt hunter and conservationist
U.S. National Parks
Hunting approval rating
Secret berry picking
Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center
Prairie pothole in North Dakota
Favorite gear:Game vest. JJ’s favorite is no longer made, but he says this one is comparable: https://www.alpsbrands.com/alpsoutdoorz/products/extreme/upland-game-vest-x
Most essential gear:Merino wool base layers (like Smartwool): https://amzn.to/3anwD3h
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